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New Rolex Air King – Baselworld 2016

Rolex

How the No-Cloning Theorem Proves That Human Teleportation Is Not Possible

Minute Physics has joined the ongoing conversation about transporters and logical paradoxes with a really quick and concise explanation of the …

Teleportation

A 3D Printed Sundial That Displays the Time in Digital Format Without the Use of Electronics

The first episode of the Mojoptix podcast and video series demonstrates how to create a 3D-printed sundial that can display the time in digital …

'60 Minutes' Goes Inside Apple HQ for a Peek at the Apple Store of the Future

There's a look inside Jony Ive's design studio, too.<p>TV interviewer Charlie Rose takes viewers inside Apple’s store of the future, with retail chief Angela Ahrendts acting as tour guide and increasingly camera-friendly narrator.<p>The “60 Minutes” segment, to air at 7:30 pm Sunday, gains access to Jony …

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch

Aggregate knowledge: Scientists at MIT discover how concrete behaves on a molecular level, could spur material advances

Mixing cement can be a brutal task with just a spade (Chris / Flickr)<p>Suffice to say, we certainly know how concrete behaves at structural level—the …

Engineering

What Assembling Ikea Furniture Taught Me About User Experience

In an increasingly complex and unequal world, there is one experience that is almost universal, speaking to both the agony and the ecstasy of the human experience. I’m talking of course, about the assembly of Ikea furniture.<p>We all know the story. You spot an affordable, well-designed piece of …

Tax Preparation

Who needs faster computers?

Following Moore’s law, chip manufacturers assume that computing capacity will double every two years – so what happens when that becomes impossible?<p>Fifty years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of the chip manufacturer Intel described a regularity he had observed that would one day make him a …

Moore's Law

A Sense of Place

Claesson Koivisto Rune presents a new collection of leather rugs during Stockholm Design Week.<p>The leather rug collection is manufactured by Tärnsjö …

14. Jupiter - Like The Northern Lights, But 100x Better

NASA's JPL have released some breathtaking new additions to their "Visions of the Future" series in which they imagine what it would be like to …

Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneurs using Instagram to build an art empire from scratch

Three years on, they've developed an online network of young, international buyers from Hong Kong, the Middle East and the US and they have a 4,000-square-foot gallery in Soho, London. They now have plans to expand internationally and turn Unit London into the first major art gallery …

Nanodevice, build thyself

As we continue to shrink electronic components, top-down manufacturing methods begin to approach a physical limit at the nanoscale. Rather than …

A Brilliant MIT Invention Makes Incandescent Bulbs As Efficient As LEDs

Just when incandescent light seemed like a thing of the past.<p>An energy-saving light bulb containing LEDs uses up to 80% less energy and lasts up to 25 times as long as a traditional incandescent bulb. There’s just one problem: many people think that the quality of light coming from an LED bulb …

Ordos: A Failed Utopia photographed by Raphael Olivier

<b>Photo essay:</b> photographer Raphael Olivier was drawn to the Chinese city of Ordos to capture "spectacular" architecture, but when he arrived he …

Herzog & de Meuron

Can Language Disappear With Artificial Intelligence

<b>Can Language Disappear With Artificial Intelligence</b><p>Just a few ideas that could provide the nascent for future innovation.<p><b>Language</b>:<p>My definition of it …

Live off the grid in this solar-powered pod

The ecocapsule may look like a giant ostrich egg, but it comes with enough high-tech features to support you living entirely off the grid for up to a year.<p>The ecocapsule is both solar-powered and wind-powered. It fits up to two people and comes with enough amenities to live comfortably from just …

The Ten Most Ridiculous Car Design Details

Amazing or awful, some design details that end up on production cars are just completely ridiculous. These ten laughable design features fall right …

Large Hadron Collider sees tantalising hints of a new particle that could revolutionise physics

At the start of December a rumour swirled around the internet and physics lab coffee rooms that researchers at the Large Hadron Collider had spotted …

Are buildings with ski slopes on them a new trend?

When you look at as many architecture projects as we do, you start noticing some trends, and we’ve now seen three design proposals for buildings that …

Architects embrace "the beginning of the timber age"

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, …

A Visual Size Comparison of Fictional Starships

MetaBallStudios has created a really great video showing the size comparison of fictional starships.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also …

Web Hosting

The Top 50 Educational Apps Are Mostly All Stuck In The Stone Age

We rarely talk about the touchscreen revolution. Perhaps that’s because it happened so slowly. People had science-fiction dreams of tablet computing for decades. Fictional devices showed up in futuristic movies, novels, and television shows long before Apple’s Newton or the PalmPilot. Then, …

Stone Age

Comment on The City of Ordos – A Failed Utopia by phelisia

The deserted streets actually paint an unreal scenery.

Live-Action Special Effects Video of a Fun Day in ‘RollerCoaster Tycoon’ That Turns Into a Deadly Nightmare

Filmmaker Andrew McMurry of AndrewMFilms has created a new live-action special effects video about a fun day in the video game <i>RollerCoaster Tycoon</i> …

Secretive Augmented Reality Startup Magic Leap Raising $827 Million

Magic Leap wants to change your reality. And apparently they need a lot of money to do it.<p>The secretive augmented reality startup–think Google Glass meets Oculus Rift–is raising $827 million in a new Series C round, according to a Delaware filing obtained by FORBES from private market data provider …

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>CUPERTINO, California — In retrospect, it was easy to miss — a bit of …

Apple

Lakefront Kiosk / Ultramoderne

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How much kiosk can you get for $75,000? Chicago Horizon probes this question through a quest to build …

Common MythConceptions — Information is Beautiful

Now interactive & filterable, with ten new MythConceptions added.<p>Toggle each category on & off, or hit ‘reset’ for all. To reveal our latest finds, …

Try not to cry over the beauty of this handmade handheld console

Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén has made a name for himself by infusing his country’s trademark minimalism as well as expert skill to make beautiful — and expensive — game consoles. In an attempt to “create a ‘budget’ product to meet these people, half-way,” Hultén created his latest …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization